Managing the disease

Neurology

Preparing for the appointment with your doctor

Why is it important to consult a doctor? If you experience vertigo, it is necessary to consult a doctor to determine its cause. The first and most important step involves managing the condition, so that you can get better. In order to effectively manage the disease, it is crucial to not underestimate vertigo and its … Continued

Neurology

Healthy eating as a preventive measure for managing vertigo

There is no secret that an unhealthy diet harms your body. Many patients who experience vertigo due to Ménière’s disease or migraine find that diet modifications help to reduce future attacks and manage their condition1. While there are some foods that can trigger vertigo and should be avoided, there are specific foods that can improve … Continued

Neurology

How to manage a vertigo attack?

While a vertigo episode can arise suddenly and violently, its symptoms can be reduced by adopting appropriate responses. Developing the correct behaviors for vertigo attack management can help reduce stress and anxiety in future episodes. Simple tips to adopt in case of a vertigo attack Lie still in a quiet, dark room to reduce the … Continued

Neurology

Why is adherence to treatment important in vertigo?

Medication will not work unless it is taken1. This may sound obvious, yet every second patient is not taking his/her medication properly. But what does it mean to be adherent? Adherence is the degree to which a patient follows a doctor’s prescription2. As a patient suffering from vertigo, being adherent means having a chance to … Continued